Defeat is a state of mind. No one is ever defeated until defeat has been accepted as a reality. Bruce Lee
A proud heart can survive a general failure because such a failure does not prick its pride. Chinese Proverb
An unjust peace is better than a just war. Cicero
Failure is nature’s plan to prepare you for great responsibilities. Napoleon
You don’t always win your battles, but it’s good to know you fought. Marjorie Holmes
But man is not made for defeat. A man can be destroyed but not defeated. Ernest Hemingway
Part of the happiness of life consists not in fighting battles, but in avoiding them. A masterly retreat is in itself a victory. Norman Vincent Peale
When I stand before thee at the day’s end, thou shalt see my scars and know that I had my wounds and also my healing. Rabindranath Tagore
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear – not absence of fear. Mark Twain
I don’t deserve this award, but I have arthritis and I don’t deserve that either. Jack Benny
January's Capricorn new Moon falls on January 11 in the United States and January 12 in Australia. This new Moon is one of knowing when to fight and when to let go - when to stay in the game and when to change course - to decide what battles are worth fighting and what one's are not worth the time and energy one expends.
The Sabian Symbol for the new Moon is Capricorn 22: A General Revealing Nobility Of Character By Accepting Defeat Gracefully.